Helgeson Lake


Helgeson Lake, Minnesota

Helgeson Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Minnesota.

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    About Helgeson Lake
    Otter Tail County, Minnesota

    Helgeson Lake, or Harrison Lake, is part of the Scambler Township of Minnesota. Detroit Lakes is 25 miles away, and Fargo is 39 miles away.

    The Hector International Airport is under 45 miles away, and the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Hospital is under 35 miles away.

    On the Water Fun

    Helgeson Lake has a footprint of 113 acres, offering plenty of space for recreation and relaxation.

    Activities offered are boating, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming, and sunbathing at the beach. With no public access, residents can enjoy a private paradise.

    Fishing is excellent in this area. Helgeson Lake and the surrounding lakes have a variety of species, but they are best known for rainbow trout and muskellunge. Grass Lake, adjacent to the main campground, is a panfish angler favorite.

    Around the Area

    Maplewood State Park offers hikers and bikers nearly 30 miles of trails, five miles of scenic driving, horseback trails, snowmobile trails, and cross-country ski trails. The park also allows hunting during appropriate seasons.

    There are four different golf courses available within 10 to 20 minutes from Helgeson Lake for golfers. These courses include the Birchwood Golf Course, Wildflower Golf Course, Green Valley Golf Course, and Lida Green Golf Course.

    Visit Detroit Lakes

    No matter the season, the list of things to do in Detroit Lakes doesn’t stop.

    With more than 400 lakes within 25 miles, Detroit Lakes offers more freshwater and miles of shoreline than any other vacation destination in northwest Minnesota.

    Detroit Lakes is home to numerous local restaurants, art galleries, shopping, and outdoor parks. There are also annual events and festivals here!

    After a fun-filled day, take a break at any of the highly-rated restaurants in the city. Top picks include Zorbaz, Brygge Taps & Taste, The Fireside, Lakeside Tavern & Brewery, and Long Bridge.

    A Place to Call Home

    Helgeson Lake has plenty of activities for people of all interests and would be great for a growing family to explore and connect with the natural world.